Time now to bring you up to date on items officially under recall. You may have some of these items in your home. Details in this week's News 13 Problem Solver.
Best Buy recalls ATG lithium-ion replacement batteries for the Mac book. Hazard: the battery can catch fire while charging. The firm has received 13 reports that the battery caught fire, including one report of a serious burn to a consumer's leg. Sold at: bestbuy.com and partstore.com, or shipped to customers through the geek squad protection fulfillment at best buy. Contact best buy for a replacement. Best buy toll-free at (888) 737-6954 from 7 a.m. To 9 p.m. CT daily or e-mail email@example.com, or online at www.bestbuy.com, and click on "product recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Jeep Liberty strollers recalled by Kolcraft. Hazard: the inner tube of the tire on the stroller can rupture causing the wheel rim to fracture and fly off as a projectile, posing a risk of bodily injury and property damage. Kolcraft and the CPSC have received 39 reports of inner tube ruptures causing the wheel rim to fracture and fly off as a projectile. Of these, 18 included reports of injury, with 14 occurring while filling the tire with air by adult caregivers. Two children received lacerations to their chin or leg while standing near the stroller and 16 adults received abrasions, contusions and/or lacerations to their arms, legs, stomach or head/face. Two of the reports included property damage. Sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Sears and Toys R Us nationwide. Contact Kolcraft at (800) 453-7673 from 8 a.m. To 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kolcraft.com then click safety notifications for more information.
Polaris recalls 2011 Polaris Ranger RZR XP 900 off-highway vehicles. Hazard: the firewall behind the driver and passenger seats can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers. One injury reported so far. Sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from May 2012 through February 2013. Contact Polaris for repair information.
Divealert Emergency Signaling Devices are under recall. Hazard: the signaling device can malfunction when used and restrict the diver's air flow, posing a drowning hazard. Divealert and Divealert Plus scuba dive signaling devices are involved in recall. So far, no injuries reported. Sold at dive shops nationwide. Contact Divealert, at (800) 275-4332 from 8 a.m. To 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.divealert.com and click on recall for more information.